APHIS Online support

What is APHIS Online?

Using APHIS Online you can:

  • register cattle births, deaths and stillborns
  • produce movement notification of cattle moving off your herd to market, abattoir or farm
  • confirm cattle movements into your herd
  • use APHIS as your herd book
  • view and download your herd list including information about your animals DAERA statuses, TB & Br test results and export eligibility
  • view movement and progeny history of every animal in your herd
  • view post and ante mortem details of slaughtered animals
  • produce a report to count and classify your animals in accordance with the Nitrate Action Programme

Why should you use APHIS Online?

  • secure - access to your data is protected by Government Gateway security
  • quick - all you registrations are completed with immediate effect
  • less errors - your data is checked for errors before registration
  • free - there is no charge to use APHIS Online

APHIS online training in your area - book now!

To help you move from the traditional paper forms to the online system we are offering farmers free training on APHIS Online at local venues across Northern Ireland. During the training course we will help you logon to APHIS Online to view your own herd details and we will show you all the benefits that APHIS Online has to offer such as how to:

  • register cattle births, deaths and stillborns
  • notify DAERA of all cattle movements out of and into your herd
  • view, print and download your current DAERA herd list
  • view detailed information about your animals, including comprehensive movement and calving history
  • view post and ante mortem information on slaughtered animals
  • produce a report which counts and classifies your animals in accordance with the Nitrate Action Programme
  • check all your registrations for mistakes. APHIS Online will let you know if there are any problems

Apart from APHIS online, there are many other DAERA Online Services which will help you manage your business such as online farm maps, Single Farm Payment online and the nitrate calculators. This range of services is free, secure and easy to use. 

APHIS training courses available

Places are now available on the APHIS Online training programme which take place over two evenings as detailed below. 

Location Evening 1
Evening 2
Greenmount Campus,
Monday 4 September Monday 11 September
Loughry Campus,
Tuesday 5 September Tuesday 12 September
Enniskillen Campus,
Wednesday 6 September Wednesday 13 September
Ballynahinch (TBC) Monday 18 September Monday 25 September
Enniskillen Campus,
Tuesday 19 September Tuesday 26 September
Greenmount Campus,
Wednesday 20 September Wednesday 27 September

If you wish to attend an APHIS online training course, please enrol using the Aphis online course booking system and fill in your details. However if you want to know more information or would like to book your place on a course by telephone, contact the DAERA Online Services Helpdesk on 028 9442 6699 or email onlineservices@daera-ni.gov.uk.

How do I get access to APHIS Online?

To use APHIS Online you must log in to DAERA Online Services by clicking on the link below. If you have not yet registered for DAERA Online Services, please click on the link below and follow the on-screen instructions.

If you have any questions, please contact the DAERA Online Services Helpdesk on 028 9442 6699 or email onlineservices@daera-ni.gov.uk

Training videos

The range of videos below will assist you in completing tasks using APHIS Online.

Using APHIS Online to view your animal movement history









How to register the birth of a calf with APHIS Online

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